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POLI 1041 Fundamental Concepts of Politics (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This is an introduction to the study of politics through a consideration of some of the basic elements associated with governing: the political association, justice, constitutions, equality, liberty, conflict among citizens and between citizens and governments, conflict among governments. Each of the course instructors uses a different set of readings, drawing on a mix of political philosophy texts, works on international politics, novels, biographies. Emphasis is on interesting and important readings, discussion, and writing.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Dennis Hale, Alice Behnegar, Candace Hetzner, Paul T. Wilford, Timothy McCranor and Peter NeCastro

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: For majors only. Restricted to freshmen and sophomores only.


Last Updated: 24-Feb-17